By: Jessica Coblentz Last Sunday when the story of Jesus’s passion finished, the presider at Mass deliberately sat down in his chair and said nothing. Silence crept over the large urban sanctuary, accented by sounds […]
Tag: Good Friday
“So Utterly Human”: A Reflection for Good Friday
In his recent Palm Sunday homily, Pope Francis invites us to enter the mystery of Holy Week by reflecting on who we are in the unfolding drama of the Lord’s Passion: We might well ask […]
Good Friday: Assigning Blame for Jesus’ Death
On this, the saddest of days in the Christian calendar, I will cut to the chase. There are two claims that I wish to dispel. One, the Jews killed Jesus. Two, our sins killed Jesus. […]
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